OHL Roundup: Barrie Colts race past Western Conference-leading London Knights 5-2

BARRIE, Ont. — Ethan Cardwell and Declan McDonnell each had a goal and an assist as the Barrie Colts handed the Western Conference-leading London Knights a 5-2 loss on Thursday.

Jacob Frasca, Cole Beaudoin and Beau Jelsma also scored for Barrie (37-16-6-2). Anson Thornton turned away 26 shots.

Logan Mailloux and Denver Barkey replied for London (41-17-2), which dropped its second in a row.

Brett Brochu stopped 21-of-25 shots in 30:14 of action before Zach Bowen had a 19-save effort in 28:15 of relief.

After surrendering an early second-period goal by Mailloux, the Colts scored three unanswered goals in a span of 7:24 in the middle frame to take a 5-1 edge into the third.



PETERBOROUGH, ONT. — Alec Belanger capped a two-goal effort with the game-winning score at 2:02 into overtime as the Kingston Frontenacs edged the Peterborough Petes 5-4.

Owen Outwater, Paul Hughes and Gabriel Frasca added the others for Kingston (25-32-1-2), which got 39 saves from Ivan Zhigalov.

Brennan Othmann, Quinton Pagé, Tucker Robertson and Owen Beck answered for Peterborough (31-25-2-2). Michael Simpson stopped 26 shots.



SAGINAW, MICH. — Dean Loukus and Matyas Sapovaliv each had a goal and an assist as the Saginaw Spirit downed the Erie Otters 4-1.

Theo Hill and Sebastien Gervais also scored for Saginaw (33-24-2-2). Tristan Lennox made 24 saves.

Sam Alfano had the lone marker for Erie (20-35-1-5). Kyle Downey stopped 26 shots.



ST. CATHARINES, ONT. — Lawson Sherk scored the game-winning goal 8:34 into the third period as the Hamilton Bulldogs topped the Niagara Icedogs 4-3.

Lawson Sherk scored two goals and Florian Xhekaj and Nick Lardis contributed the others for Hamilton (31-26-4). Tristan Malboeuf made 31 saves.

Juan Copeland, Andrew Wycisk and Declan Waddick replied for Niagara (11-41-8-1). Owen Flores stopped 42 shots.

This roundup was generated automatically with a CP-developed application.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published March 9, 2023.

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